Weekend Box Office For September 5 – 7

#1 Bangkok Dangerous from LGF takes #1 this weekend bringing in $7,800,000. Bangkok showed in 3473 theaters up 121 and has earned a total of $83,839,000. Bangkok cost $92 million to make.

#2 Tropic Thunder from Paramount drops to #2 taking in $7,500,000, down 34%, in 3446 theaters, down 27. Tropic has grossed $96,811,000 and cost $70 million.

#3 House Bunny from Sony drops to #3 this weekend bringing in $5.9 million down 29% from last week. Bunny showed in 2736 theaters, thats up 22, and cost $25 million to make.

#4 The Dark Knight from Warner Bros. drops to #4 this weekend bringing in $5.7 million for the weekend, thats down 33.7%, putting its total earnings at $512,198,000. The Dark Knight showed in 2575 theaters, down 175 and cost roughly $185 million.

Rounding out the top 10 are:

#5 Traitor: Weekend Gross: $4,660,000, down 40% / Theaters: 2,108, up 54 / Gross:$17,652,000 / Budget $22 million

#6 Babylon A.D. : Weekend Gross: $4,000,000, down 57% / Theaters: 3425, up 35 / Gross: $17,198,000 / Budget: $70 million 

#7 Death Race: Weekend Gross: $3,595,000, down 43% / Theaters: 2586, up 49 / Gross: $29,793,000 / Budget $45 million

#8 Disaster Movie: Weekend Gross: $3,300,000, down 43% / Theaters 2642 / Gross$10,871,000 / Budget $20 million

#9 Mamma Mia!: Weekend Gross: $2,713,000, down 35%% / Theaters: 1904, down 64 / Gross: $136,297,000 / Budget: $52 million

#10 Pineapple Express: Weekend Gross: $2,400,000, down 32% / Theaters: 1802, down 245 /  Gross: $84,158,000 / Budget $27 million

A note on “Gross”: On average, studios will earn approximately 55 percent of the final gross.

Sources:
Box Office Mojo

08. September 2008 by Edward
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